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Quorum Books Investment Strategy and State and Local Economic Policy
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Quorum Books Investment Strategy and State and Local Economic Policy

State governments are ultimately competitors in their economic policies when people, products and capital are free to move across state borders. Nowhere is this competition more apparent than in the United States

Quorum Books - 9780899304052

Quorum Books Saudi Arabian Industrial Investment: An Analysis of Government-Business Relationships
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Quorum Books Saudi Arabian Industrial Investment: An Analysis of Government-Business Relationships

The future for all the nations of the world, whether diverse- or single-commodity countries, is bound up in effective economic development. In particular, an understanding of the relationship between a government and

Quorum Books - 9780899305950

Polity The Global Third Way Debate
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Polity The Global Third Way Debate

Left-of-centre governments are currently in power in many countries. In greater or lesser degree, all have moved away from traditional doctrines and policies of the left, recognizing that left values have to

Polity - 9780745627427

Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid (Paperback)
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Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid (Paperback)

Some say that the first hint that Bill Bryson was not of Planet Earth came when his mother sent him to school in lime-green Capri pants. Others think it all started with

Life - 9780552772549

Berg Publishers Marshall Plan
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Berg Publishers Marshall Plan

This recently discovered study by Allen Dulles, written in the winter of 1947/48 when the acceptance of the Marshall Plan was still in doubt, not only offers fascinating insights into the early

Berg Publishers - 9780854963508

Palgrave Macmillan Development Theory and Practice: Critical Perspectives
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Palgrave Macmillan Development Theory and Practice: Critical Perspectives

This text provides a critical assessment of dominant features of development theory and practice in such areas as globalization, governance, social development, participation, feminism and postcolonialism, civil society, environment, and development management.

Palgrave Macmillan - 9780333800713

Quorum Books Entrepreneurship and Public Policy: Can Government Stimulate Business StartUps?
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Quorum Books Entrepreneurship and Public Policy: Can Government Stimulate Business StartUps?

The widespread interest in entrepreneurship as a means of creating jobs and raising incomes has resulted in a growing demand for an economic and political environment that will nurture small business ventures.

Quorum Books - 9780899302393

Greenwood Press Business Finance in Less Developed Capital Markets (Contributions in Economics and Economic History)
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Greenwood Press Business Finance in Less Developed Capital Markets (Contributions in Economics and Economic History)

Business finance in less developed economies cannot be analyzed or measured by the approaches utilized in countries, such as the United States and Great Britain, where stock markets can assess worth and

Greenwood Press - 9780313279720

Public Opinion, Democracy, and Market Reform in Africa
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Public Opinion, Democracy, and Market Reform in Africa

Based on the Afrobarometer, a survey research project, this examination of public opinion in sub-Saharan Africa reveals what ordinary Africans think about democracy and market reforms, subjects on which almost nothing is

Cambridge University Press - 9780521841917

Palgrave Macmillan The Marshall Plan: Fifty Years After (Europe in Transition: The NYU European Studies Series)
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Palgrave Macmillan The Marshall Plan: Fifty Years After (Europe in Transition: The NYU European Studies Series)

The text focuses first on the impact of the Marshall plan on the organization of political and economic life in post-war Europe and how the plan was perceived in European public opinion.

Palgrave Macmillan - 9780312229627

Zed Books The Malthus Factor: Poverty, Politics and Population in Capitalist Development
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Zed Books The Malthus Factor: Poverty, Politics and Population in Capitalist Development

This book represents a major critique of the way Malthusian thinking has influenced capitalist development policy in the modern period, as well as in the past. Taking an historical and comparative view,

Zed Books - 9781856495646

Regional and Local Economic Analysis for Practitioners
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Regional and Local Economic Analysis for Practitioners

This new edition updates and expands the author's classic work, which has become a standard for professionals and students of public administration, urban and regional planning, and regional economics. Bendavid-Val provides a

Praeger Publishers - 9780275935207

Routledge Capitalism's Eye: Cultural Spaces of the Commodity (Cultural Spaces)
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Routledge Capitalism's Eye: Cultural Spaces of the Commodity (Cultural Spaces)

Capitalism's Eye is an extremely ambitious cultural history of how people experienced commodities in the era of industrial expansion.Writing against the dominant argument that the 'society of the spectacle' emerged fully formed

Routledge - 9780415933407

Routledge Enigma of Globalization: A Journey to a New State of Capitalism (Routledge Frontiers Ofpolitical Economy, 43)
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Routledge Enigma of Globalization: A Journey to a New State of Capitalism (Routledge Frontiers Ofpolitical Economy, 43)

Globalization is theorized in this book as an emerging new stage of capitalism. Robert Went takes us on a journey from the historical roots of globalization through to its relevance in the

Routledge - 9780415296786

Under My Skin (Paperback)
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Under My Skin (Paperback)

This is the first volume of Doris Lessing's autobiography, beginning with her childhood in Africa, taking us through her marriages, the birth of her children, involvement in communist politics, and ending on

Under - 9780006548256

Routledge Maynard Keynes: An Economist's Biography
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Routledge Maynard Keynes: An Economist's Biography

John Maynard Keynes, the most influential economist of the twentieth century, also made a unique contribution to public affairs and to Britain's cultural life. In Maynard Keynes, Donald Moggridge draws on an

Routledge - 9780415051415

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